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One Billion Rising events planned on Feb. 14

Posted: Friday, Feb 8th, 2013

One Billion Rising, a global campaign to stop violence against women and children, is set for Thursday, Feb. 14.

According to the United Nations, one in three women on the planet will be physically or sexually abused in her lifetime. On Feb. 14, one billion women and those who love them will hold events activating women and men across 190 countries to rise up, dance, and call for an end to violence against women and girls.

Two local events are planned, in Siletz and Newport.

For the complete article see the 02-08-2013 issue.

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